Dr.h.c. mult. prof. Ing. Juraj Sinay, DrSc.
Automotive Industry Association of the Slovak republic, Slovakia
Head of the Department of Safety and Quality, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University in Košice, and the President of Automotive Industry Association of the Slovak Republic. In the field of science and research, he has been dealing with mechanical dynamics as a source of technical risks, optimisation of risk management systems for technical systems and occupational health and safety, problems of control integrated systems, issues of safety and security, and with processes of quality assessment mainly in the field of college education as well. He tutored 13 doctorate students; 2 of them inaugurated as professors in fields related to safety and 1 habilitated as a senior lecturer in the field of Safety of Technical Systems. He is currently a member in the group of experts of the section Maschinen und Systemsicherheit IVSS in Mannheim, Germany, a member of Gesellschaft für Sicherheitswissenschaften VDI in Wuppertal, Germany, and a member of German-speaking conference of professors of Traffic Engineering in Europe residing in Hannover, Germany.
He is a member of the Editorial Board of Safe Work and a member of the Editorial Board Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing, Wiley in New York, USA, a member of the Editorial Board DELTA, scholarly journal of Wood-working Faculty on Technical University in Zvolen. Throughout his scientific work during an almost 30 years long period, he had published together as an author and co-author 9 monographs (4 of those in the SR and 5 abroad), 2 chapters in encyclopedias from publisher CRC Press in USA, 23 articles in scholarly journals abroad and 19 articles in the SR. He actively performed on 73 international conferences. He is the author and co-author of 47 lectures and publications with topics in the field of Quality of Scientific and Educational Activities within the European High Education Area, control of science and engineering within the European Research Area, as well as in the field of technology transfer.
Assoc. prof. Dr. Dragan Peraković
Department of Information and Communication Traffic, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Science, University of Zagreb,
Assoc. prof. Dragan Peraković graduated and completed his Master’s degree and Ph.D. (doctoral dissertation title: ‘The Model of Information Distribution to Traffic System Users’) from the Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences (FPZ) at the University of Zagreb. Post graduation, he began his career at the FPZ where he currently holds the positions of Head of Department for Information and Communication Traffic and Head of Chair of Information Communication Systems and Services Management.
His scientific interests and activities include areas of modelling information and communication systems and their applications; traffic simulation; forensic analysis of information and communication systems, services and terminal devices; design and development of new communication services and software modules; possible application of ICT as an assistive technology (AAL).
He has engaged in several international scientific projects and R&D studies as a researcher, leading researcher and evaluator (CiViTAS ELAN, Harmonized Inland Navigation Transport Through Education and Information Technology - HINT, Green Intermodal Freight Transport - GIFT, etc.). He was the initiator and leading researcher for many important national projects such as the Research of the Context of the use of Smartphones and Related Information and Communication Services, Research of Possibilities on Applying the IoT Concept to Improve the Safety Movement of Blind and Visually Impaired Persons along the Traffic Network, Information and Communication Services for the Movement along the Traffic Network by the Persons of Reduced and Difficult Mobility, etc.
He is an author/co-author of more than 100 science papers (including two CC papers) and studies presented in journals and proceedings of international conferences, and five chapters in international scientific books. He also participated in educational activities within the Faculty, as a lecturer and mentor for undergraduate and graduate study programs. Until now, he has been mentoring more than 100 undergraduate and graduate students and 3 postgraduate doctoral students.
Assoc. prof. Dragan Peraković is a member, board member and official editor of many journals and conferences of his profession, such as International Telecommunications Society (ITS), International Telecommunication Union (ITU), IEEE Communications Society, European Alliance for Innovation (EAI), DAAAM International, The Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (SDIWC), Scientific Council for Traffic of Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts (HAZU) and the Croatian Chamber of Traffic and Transport Technologies (HKITPT), etc.
Assoc. prof. Dragan Peraković is chief editor of the International Journal of Cyber-Security and Digital Forensics (IJCSDF).